Texas woman arrested for practicing without a dental license

A woman in Texas was arrested for practicing dentistry without a license, according to a May 5 report by Laredo Morning Times.

Laredo police arrested Esthela Guzman Hernandez after receiving a report that an individual received a root canal from Ms. Guzman Hernandez in an apartment. 

When searching the apartment, police found a dentist bed and chair, dentistry tools and equipment, compressors, an X-ray machine, scheduling journals and patient files, the report said. 

Ms. Guzman Hernandez was charged with violating the Texas Dentistry Act and has a bond of $50,000. 

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